The Acheron springs is a place of outstanding natural beauty a famous destination with lots of organized activities such as rafting, kayaking, gorge crossing, boating, archery and horse riding. The springs are located in a very green landscape surrounded by hills with oak and elm trees, only 2 km away from the village of Gliki in the mountains of Souli in Epirus.
The light blue clear water of the river goes through gorges, creates ponds, and shelters!
Acheron river is well-known through the Greek mythology. The mythical river was known as the “river of woe”, and was one of the five rivers of the Greek underworld. It is here that Hermes psychopomp handed over the souls of the dead to the gloomy and terrifying Charon who would escort them from Earth to the Underworld.
The best way to get to the Acheron River is by car.